and what side effects does it have
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome when using Amlodipine:
Dizziness; drowsiness; fatigue; flushing; headache; muscle cramps; nausea; stomach pain; weakness.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these severe side effects occur when using Amlodipine:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); dark urine; difficulty breathing; fainting; fast or irregular heartbeat; pounding in the chest; severe or persistent dizziness; swelling of feet or legs; tender, bleeding, or swollen gums; symptoms of heart attack (eg, chest, jaw, or left arm pain; numbness of an arm or leg; sudden, severe headache or vomiting); worsening angina pain (eg, longer, more often, more severe); yellowing of the eyes or skin.
You could view the pills on: https://www.drugs.com/imprints.php?action=search&drugname=Amlodipine
Hope it helps?
- Amlodipine Information for Consumers
- Amlodipine Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Amlodipine (detailed)
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